The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 607 594 594
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 31 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 18
Median daily rate £500 £455 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £380 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15783 15743 15287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 28.78% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10965 10441
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 258 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Drools as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 23 £525 +5.00% 9
London -12 20 £550 +22.22% 5
Scotland +1 8 £365 -18.88% 3
Edinburgh +14 6 £353 -21.66% 2
Bromley - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £650 - 2
Yorkshire +7 1 £425 -26.08%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £425 -26.08%
Sheffield -11 1 £425 -26.08%
Telford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £500 -
Inverness - 1 £500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Drools.

1 91 (91.00%) Java
2 70 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (53.00%) Maven
4 45 (45.00%) JBoss
5 42 (42.00%) Spring
6 40 (40.00%) Web Services
7 38 (38.00%) XML
7 38 (38.00%) SOA
8 37 (37.00%) Hibernate
8 37 (37.00%) Scrum
9 36 (36.00%) Open Source
10 35 (35.00%) jBPM
10 35 (35.00%) Eclipse
11 34 (34.00%) Oracle
12 33 (33.00%) HTML
13 30 (30.00%) SOAP
13 30 (30.00%) TDD
14 29 (29.00%) Java EE
14 29 (29.00%) XSLT
14 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (28.00%) JPA
15 28 (28.00%) JMS
15 28 (28.00%) Finance
16 27 (27.00%) JUnit
17 26 (26.00%) JSF
18 25 (25.00%) Subversion
19 24 (24.00%) RichFaces
20 23 (23.00%) Tomcat
20 23 (23.00%) Open Source Development
21 22 (22.00%) SQL

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (45.00%) JBoss
2 23 (23.00%) Tomcat
3 21 (21.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (20.00%) Apache Solr
5 14 (14.00%) Apache
6 10 (10.00%) Apache Spark
7 7 (7.00%) Confluence
8 6 (6.00%) Apache Pig
8 6 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (5.00%) Mule
10 3 (3.00%) Mule ESB
11 2 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (2.00%) PegaRULES
11 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.00%) Jetty
12 1 (1.00%) nginx
12 1 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (1.00%) SAS
12 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (17.00%) MySQL
3 13 (13.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (9.00%) Big Data
6 6 (6.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.00%) HBase
6 6 (6.00%) MarkLogic
6 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.00%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.00%) Flink
7 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 53 (53.00%) Maven
2 35 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 27 (27.00%) JUnit
4 25 (25.00%) Subversion
5 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
5 19 (19.00%) JIRA
6 18 (18.00%) SoapUI
7 16 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (12.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (11.00%) JMeter
9 11 (11.00%) Selenium
9 11 (11.00%) WebDriver
10 8 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.00%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.00%) Ant
12 2 (2.00%) Checkstyle
12 2 (2.00%) XMLUnit
13 1 (1.00%) FitNesse
13 1 (1.00%) Hudson
13 1 (1.00%) JBehave
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Automotive
3 6 (6.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (75.00%) Developer
2 57 (57.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Developer in Test
5 8 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Tester
6 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Integration Developer
7 6 (6.00%) XML Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
8 5 (5.00%) Performance Tester
8 5 (5.00%) Security Tester
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) Spring
2 40 (40.00%) Web Services
3 38 (38.00%) XML
4 37 (37.00%) Hibernate
5 35 (35.00%) jBPM
6 33 (33.00%) HTML
7 30 (30.00%) SOAP
8 29 (29.00%) Java EE
8 29 (29.00%) XSLT
9 28 (28.00%) JMS
9 28 (28.00%) JPA
10 26 (26.00%) JSF
11 24 (24.00%) RichFaces
12 22 (22.00%) AngularJS
13 20 (20.00%) XSD
14 19 (19.00%) RESTful
15 14 (14.00%) J2EE
16 11 (11.00%) REST
17 10 (10.00%) HTML5
18 8 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) SOA
3 37 (37.00%) Scrum
4 36 (36.00%) Open Source
5 30 (30.00%) TDD
6 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (23.00%) Open Source Development
8 21 (21.00%) Mentoring
9 20 (20.00%) Coaching
10 16 (16.00%) BPMN
10 16 (16.00%) OO
11 13 (13.00%) OOD
11 13 (13.00%) SDLC
12 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
13 11 (11.00%) BDD
14 9 (9.00%) Workflow
15 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
15 8 (8.00%) ETL
15 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 91 (91.00%) Java
2 22 (22.00%) SQL
3 14 (14.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.00%) Python
4 8 (8.00%) Scala
4 8 (8.00%) XPath
4 8 (8.00%) XQuery
5 4 (4.00%) R
6 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) Lua
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SDET
2 7 (7.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.00%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Oracle
2 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (14.00%) hybris
4 8 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (7.00%) MuleSoft
6 6 (6.00%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.00%) Hortonworks
8 3 (3.00%) IBM
8 3 (3.00%) ILOG
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.00%) Informatica
9 2 (2.00%) Pega
9 2 (2.00%) Solace
9 2 (2.00%) Sybase
10 1 (1.00%) Splunk
10 1 (1.00%) Talend
10 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.00%) WSO2
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